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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Change of date for uneARTh

(Whyalla Council)
23 August 2019 4:51pm
Whyalla's annual festival moves to March

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Open Space Strategy

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
23 August 2019 3:58pm

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The Eudunda Waste Transfer Facility is temporarily closed until further notice

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 August 2019 1:34pm

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Spring Garden Competition NOW OPEN

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
23 August 2019 1:28pm
Nominations are now open and entries are invited from a variety of landscapes including sustainable gardens, modern gardens, corporate green-spaces, senior’s gardens, community gardens and school yards.

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Council continues to focus of long term solution for Maria Creek

(Kingston District Council)
23 August 2019 10:33pm

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Upcoming Road Closures

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
23 August 2019 10:18pm
Tumby Bay Stormwater Works

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Q&A and key dates for Kimba National Radioactive Waste Management Facility ballot

(District Council of Kimba)
23 August 2019 09:34am

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Media Release CGVC Vandalised Street Trees

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
23 August 2019 09:21am

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Media Release - CGVC Drought Funding Overview

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
23 August 2019 09:19am

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Tech hub launched in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
23 August 2019 08:28am
Commitment to regional learning and innovation

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Urban Forest Strategy now online

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
22 August 2019 3:30pm

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Feedback sought on airport plan

(Whyalla Council)
22 August 2019 2:51pm
Council releases airport upgrade business case

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Residential Land Expansion Incentive 2019-2022

(Renmark Paringa Council)
22 August 2019 2:39pm

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Round 1 Financial Assistance Grants - Now Open

(Wattle Range Council)
22 August 2019 1:01pm

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Grant Funding for Young People

(The Berri Barmera Council)
22 August 2019 12:19pm
Grant applications are now open for the 2020 Science & Innovation Awards for Young People in the fields of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 August 2019 11:46am

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Position Vacant - Compliance Officer

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 August 2019 08:39am
Council is seeking to appoint a Compliance Officer who has a strong work ethic and self-motivation. A person with a high level of customer service skills, including the ability to deal with agitated and/or difficult customers. A person who is confident when handling animals, in particular dogs.

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Informal Gathering of Council 27 August 2019

(Renmark Paringa Council)
21 August 2019 4:40pm

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Council announces dates for Kimba radioactive waste ballot

(District Council of Kimba)
21 August 2019 4:31pm
Community to have say on NRWMF site selection process from 3 October

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Its all on the South Coast line for Jensen

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 August 2019 1:56pm
Outstanding young talent Jensen Plowright will be riding for his immediate future when he tackles the Visit Victoria-Campolina Tour of the Great South Coast, starting Tuesday, August 27.

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COPPER COAST PROVIDES NEIGHBOURLY SUPPORT TO BURRA SPORTS HUB STEERING COMMITTEE

(Regional Council of Goyder)
21 August 2019 12:43pm
Sporting clubs and school representatives from Burra took advantage of an informative bus tour to the Copper Coast region, hosted by the Regional Council of Goyder last month. The representatives along with Cr Bill Gebhardt, Chief Executive Officer David J Stevenson and council staff, visited both the Wallaroo Community Sports club and the newly opened, Copper Coast Sport and Leisure Centre to gather ideas and information on facility developments to bring back to the Burra community and to help inform any future project decisions the committee will make.

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LOCALS CAPTURE THE GOYDER REGIO

(Regional Council of Goyder)
21 August 2019 12:38pm
The Regional Council of Goyder has held another successful community photography competition “Capturing Goyder through a Local’s Lens” to assist in the creation of the 2019/20 Community Calendar.

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BURRA SKATE PARK SET TO BECOME A REGIONAL PLAY SPACE

(Regional Council of Goyder)
21 August 2019 12:37pm
The Regional Council of Goyder has been successful in receiving a $232,500 grant from the South Australian Government to complete the Burra Skate Park space as part of the 2018-19 Planning and Development local government grant program.

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Connected Communities Spring 2019

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
21 August 2019 11:37am
Download the latest edition of our community newsletter: Connected Communities!

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Whyalla groups win funding

(Whyalla Council)
21 August 2019 11:29am
Council Community Grants Program

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Worldwide Streaming Coverage a hit for Great South Coast Tour

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 August 2019 11:02am
Bicycle riding enthusiasts worldwide can watch the upcoming Visit Victoria-Campolina Tour of the Great South Coast through Cycling Australia’s National Road Series media program.

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Jarrad jostles for Great South Coast Tour Jewels

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 August 2019 10:51pm
South Australian Jarrad Drizners is spending almost as much time on jets as he is on his bike, but he is looking forward to a return to the Visit Victoria-Campolina Tour of the Great South Coast to continue his push towards a spot among the elite of Australian cycling.

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Minutes 19 August 2019

(District Council of Grant)
21 August 2019 09:35am
The Council minutes from the Ordinary meeting held Monday 19 August 2019 are now available.

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Category 3 Development

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
21 August 2019 08:50am
Notice of application for category 3 development - R & F Denton

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Tech hub opens in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
21 August 2019 07:33am
UniSA's Whyalla's Innovation & Collaboration Centre

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Verge Mowing in Charles Sturt

(City of Charles Sturt)
20 August 2019 4:55pm
We have added an additional service to our verge mowing schedule.

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Do you smell burning? No need to panic!

(City of Charles Sturt)
20 August 2019 2:33pm
The Para Reserve CFS Brigade will be conducting a burn-off of vegetation located within the Royal Adelaide Golf Course

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$4,500 on offer as Art Prize excitement heats up

(District Council of Kimba)
20 August 2019 2:00pm
Aspiring artists have until 6 September to get entries in for 2019 Kimba Art Prize

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Public Consultation - Road Closure - Old Adelaide Road, Kapunda

(Light Regional Council)
20 August 2019 1:37pm
An invitation is extended to all members of the Light region community to have their say on the proposed road closure of Old Adelaide Road, Kapunda

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Public Consultation - Road Closure - Old Adelaide Road, Kapunda

(Light Regional Council)
20 August 2019 12:29pm
An invitation is extended to all members of the Light region community to have their say on the proposed road closure of Old Adelaide Road, Kapunda

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Mallee Kids Child Care Centre - Positions Vacant

(Karoonda-East Murray)
20 August 2019 12:00pm

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Trimmer Parade - Kerbing Works

(City of Charles Sturt)
20 August 2019 11:03am
Works will begin shortly to replace kerbing and gutters along both sides of Trimmer Parade, between Tapleys Hill Road and Findon Road.

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Be the voice of our community

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 August 2019 09:56am

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Burning within Townships

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
20 August 2019 09:26am
New Policy Commencing 1st September 2019

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Notice of Applications for Category 3 Developments

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 August 2019 09:01am
Applications comprising CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENTS under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 have been lodged for development assessment.

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Lucindale Master Plan - Community Input needed

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 August 2019 08:59am
Further input is vital to the success of the Lucindale Master Plan, and you are invited to be involved in community events at the Lucindale Bowling Club on Monday 2 September and Tuesday 3 September.

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August meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
19 August 2019 7:18pm
A brief rundown of business from Council ordinary meeting

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Rap and Rhyme with Eddie Betts

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
19 August 2019 5:17pm
FOOTBALL legend and children’s author Eddie Betts is heading to Murray Bridge to share raps and rhymes with his ‘Lil’ Homies’ to spread kindness, understanding and a love of reading.

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Community Survey 2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 August 2019 3:45pm

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Mayor congratulates Show organisers

(Whyalla Council)
19 August 2019 3:30pm
Biggest crowd for years at annual event

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Waste Oil Collection Closed at Millicent & Penola

(Wattle Range Council)
19 August 2019 2:52pm

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Arts and Culture Strategy for 2020-2025

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 August 2019 2:48pm

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Have your say about Arts & Culture in PAE

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 August 2019 2:32pm

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Tumby Bay Croquet Club - Variation of Lease

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
19 August 2019 2:17pm
Public Consultation Closes 6th September 2019

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YMCA South Australian Junior Parliament

(The Berri Barmera Council)
19 August 2019 12:52pm
Applications are now open for the YMCA South Australian Junior Parliament program

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Coorong Council CEO resigns

(Coorong District Council)
19 August 2019 12:48pm
Media Release

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Temporary Traffic Control

(Coorong District Council)
19 August 2019 11:49am

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Temporary Road Closure

(Coorong District Council)
19 August 2019 10:25pm

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September 2019 Council Meeting

(Tatiara District Council)
19 August 2019 09:15am
The September Council Meeting will be held at Keith

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Notice of Adjournment – Special Meeting

(Adelaide Plains Council)
16 August 2019 4:51pm
The number of apologies received for the Special Council Meeting scheduled for Thursday 15 August 2019 at 6pm indicates that a quorum will not be present at the meeting. For more information, please click 'Read More'.

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Bridge Reconfiguration and Mass Limit - Hill River Road Bridge

(Northern Areas Council)
16 August 2019 3:27pm

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Jun's happy homecoming

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2019 12:26pm
Whyalla resident returns to take out citizenship

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Now open - Applications for Community Grants 2019/2020 Round 1

(Mount Barker District Council)
16 August 2019 11:35am

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Dog and cat registrations due

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2019 10:59pm
August 31 deadline

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Have your say - Draft Macclesfield Township Plan

(Mount Barker District Council)
16 August 2019 10:34pm

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Community Engagement Officer

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
16 August 2019 09:43am
Council is seeking to appoint a Community Engagement Officer who believes in the importance of engaging with the community and has a willingness to show initiative.

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Successful community forum returns

(Wattle Range Council)
15 August 2019 9:48pm

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Israel becomes an Aussie

(Whyalla Council)
15 August 2019 4:48pm
Chilean family proud to live in Whyalla

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Supplementary Election - Voters Roll

(District Council of Robe)
15 August 2019 3:05pm

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Agenda 19 August 2019

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2019 2:16pm
The Council Agenda for Monday 19 August 2019 is now available

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Community Events, Grants & Donations

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
15 August 2019 11:48am
Grant applications for this funding round close 4.45pm Friday 6 September 2019.

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Coorong adopts 2019-20 business plan and budget

(Coorong District Council)
15 August 2019 10:03pm
Media Release

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Patrol Grading - Fortnight from 16 August 2019

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
15 August 2019 10:00pm

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Poles of Art - an Exhibition

(The City of Prospect)
15 August 2019 09:59am

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Parks Library commended for architectural design

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
15 August 2019 09:18am

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District Council of Grant Academic Scholarships

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2019 08:46am
The District Council of Grant have awarded the 2019 round of academic scholarships to eligible students who reside in the District Council of Grant area.

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Accessible Beach Program

(Whyalla Council)
15 August 2019 08:29am
Final funding raised for beach wheelchairs

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State Government sand carting program update

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 August 2019 4:02pm

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Media statement on Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation v District Council of Kimba

(District Council of Kimba)
14 August 2019 12:27pm

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SALA After Dark 2019 Photos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 August 2019 11:32am

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Future Management of Snapper

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
14 August 2019 11:17am
FUTURE MANAGEMENT OF SNAPPER The State Government is seeking feedback on a consultation paper containing two management scenarios for the management of snapper in South Australia. If you would like to provide feedback please click on the link below

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Cultana Solar Farm info at Show

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2019 10:42pm
Jobs and solar equipment deals in new project

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We want your input into the future of arts and culture

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 August 2019 09:50am

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Mayor pays tribute to foundation

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2019 5:07pm
Whyalla "Test Pilots" join program

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Update - Cape Jaffa Marina & Recreational Boat Ramp

(Kingston District Council)
13 August 2019 4:45pm

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Path Temporarily Closed - August to late September

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
13 August 2019 4:04pm
Horrocks Highway Bridge (south) over the Hutt River - path temporarily closed

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BERRI TAFE – TRAINING COURSES AVAILABLE

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 August 2019 11:50am
Are you looking to enhance / build your skills? Have you thought of going to TAFE? Berri TAFE has some great short courses available or courses that can provide a pathway for university or your chosen career.

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Funding for saltmarshes

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2019 09:03am
Natural Resources calling for community involvement

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Great South Coast Bike Race Road closures

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
12 August 2019 1:55pm
The Tour of the Great South Coast is in Naracoorte on Thursday 29 August 2019. To ensure the safety of cyclists & spectators there will be road closures & traffic detours in place.

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Notice of Applications for Non-Complying Category 3 Developments

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
12 August 2019 1:53pm
Applications comprising Non-Complying Category 3 Developments under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 have been lodged for development assessment.

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Council Assessment Panel Call for Expressions of Interest for Independent Members

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
12 August 2019 1:41pm
Expressions of interest are sought from people who have the qualifications and / or experience and an interest in joining the Council Assessment Panel (the Panel). There are two positions available for Independent Members.

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Whyalla art unearthed

(Whyalla Council)
12 August 2019 12:18pm
Rotating display at the library

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Media Release - Benefits of SANFL Country Championships

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
12 August 2019 10:34pm

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Media Release - Catholic School in Two Wells - 8 August 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
9 August 2019 3:23pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) is delighted that South Australia’s newest Catholic School will open in Two Wells in 2021.

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Whyalla jumps on the Garage Sale Trail

(Whyalla Council)
9 August 2019 3:16pm
National selling and buying weekend

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Exhibition opening

(Whyalla Council)
9 August 2019 1:33pm
Drawing on Country at old Civic Library building

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EPA Victoria Road air quality study

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 August 2019 12:18pm

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Council chasing illegal dumpers

(Whyalla Council)
9 August 2019 09:57am
Offenders face up to $1000 in fines

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Surplus Items for Tender

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
8 August 2019 3:48pm
Closes 4.30pm 13th September 2019

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drumMUSTER Padthaway

(Tatiara District Council)
8 August 2019 2:30pm
Tatiara District Council will be holding a drumMUSTER on Tuesday 27 August 2019

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Have your say on snapper

(Whyalla Council)
8 August 2019 1:31pm
State Government seeking input

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2019 Wudinna Show

(Wudinna District Council)
8 August 2019 11:59am

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What can go in your organic waste

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
8 August 2019 10:33pm

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Declaration of Public Roads- Notice of Intention

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
8 August 2019 10:11pm

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Dog Registrations are now due

(Alexandrina Council)
8 August 2019 09:40am
Late fees apply from 17 September 2019

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